Technology

I just finished a big experiment. Over the past year, I have been reading through the Bible using YouVersion on my iPod touch and my phone. Last night, I finished the One Year M’Cheyne reading plan.  It was a little strange at first reading the Bible on a tiny screen,

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Technology

Hosting a blog is not always cheap, especially if you host it yourself. I know many different pastors and church technology enthusiasts visit this site, so I wanted to share about the Beacon Ad Network. Selling ads on websites can be tricky. The point of this blog is not to

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Technology

On Saturday I was able to finally check out the new Nook color ereader. I have a 2nd generation Kindle and I have played around with the newer 3rd generation as well. I have read around fifty books on my kindle, so it is definitely well used. Overall, the new

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Faith

As I think through the past ten years, there are a few church services that really stand out in my mind. One was a youth service on April 1st of 2001. My wife and I were serving at a country church as part time youth leaders. We had just got

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Technology

We were snowed in this past Sunday and church was canceled, so I decided to tune and and catch some of the online church services. I listened to the early service at Newspring Live and then tuned in to watch the Northpoint Online service. They opened up with this Christmas

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Faith

I saw this video earlier today about 7 different churches coming together to create a combined youth ministry. Examples like this excite me because churches typically don’t cooperate very well. At Cornerstone, we have tried to partner with other area youth ministries, and I would love to see even more

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Faith

I’ve shared before about how much I like YouVersion. It’s a Bible application that you can access for free from your mobile device or the web. They have a number of great Bible Reading Plans that help you get into a habit of reading God’s Word. Reading Scripture is an

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Faith

This week our church has a mission team in Nicaragua.  We have partnered with Because We Care Ministries to do numerous trips to Nicaragua in the past.  Each time the teams come back with incredible stories of God at work. We are able to do construction and radio ministry in

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Faith

During the message this past week at Cornerstone, we were able to take questions from the congregation via text messaging. We ended up with more questions than we had time to answer during the service, so I wanted to share my answers here on the blog.  I also asked for

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Technology

This week at Cornerstone we did a little mobile experiment. Over the past few months, I have seen a large increase in the number of people using the Bible on their mobile devices during church. We’ve even seen a few iPads being used for note taking. Now that android phones

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